On The Road

Uruguay (Ooruɣwai)

February 10, 2010




Uruguay, they say in Ooruɣwai, is the ubiquitous ham in the sandwich between the baguette-size slices of Brazil and Argentina. If it bites on those populations, the teeth are heading for the Uruguayans (Uruguayos – Ooruɣwaishos) The 3.3 million-person nation (1.1 million in the capital of Montevideo) is formally the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. According […]





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Iguazu Falls

February 4, 2010




This is my adventure to Iguazu, between Argentina and Brazil. The night shot is from the full moon walk out to Devils throat from the Argentina side. It is all a sight to be seen. The helicopter ride from the Brazil side is a must. What a thrill. If one has a chance of this […]





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Some Random Buenos Aires

February 1, 2010




In Recoleta Cemetery, burial place of Eva Peron and many notables, among the mausolea. Photography by Julia Dean AJA





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On the Road

January 30, 2010




Julia and I will be traveling in Argentina & Uruguay over the next two weeks – we just landed in Buenos Aires yesterday – so posting will be a little erratic. I will try to keep it up, though, and interesting. Since I’m with a pack of voracious photographers, I’m going to flatter them with […]





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Buenos Aires and Montevideo with The Julia Dean Photo Workshops

January 12, 2010




It’s not too late. If you are a photographer of any level who wants to learn anything from the basics to the photojournalistic techniques of street shooting, join Julia and me, along with the usual gang of intrepid traveler-photographers, for eleven days of color and fascination in Argentina and Uruguay, Feb.1-11. The workshop, during Montevideo’s […]





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Happy Anniversary to Us

December 2, 2009




Today is the one year anniversary of the sad red earth. Before December 2, 2008 my general response to the idea of authoring a blog (from people, generally, who seemed, for some reason, to want me out of their ear for a reasonable period of time) was “I don’t want to write no blog thing.” […]





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A Pause in the Journey

November 16, 2009




A year and and nearly two weeks ago, Julia and I left Los Angeles to travel the country by motorhome and do research for our book on contemporary Native American life. Thursday we returned to L.A., not home quite – because we’ll be setting wheels to road some more, intermittently, throughout the next year – […]





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Sight and Seeing in Washington D.C.

October 26, 2009




Photography by Julia Dean





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Penelope

October 18, 2009




Penelope came with a house. We were renting from a friend and part of the deal was that if the friend rented to us, we had to take her dog. We already had Homer, a big lug of a part-Shepherd mutt, smart because obediently eager to please, but otherwise a very dopey beta. I didn’t […]





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Two

September 14, 2009




Photographs by Julia Dean





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God and Man at Charleston

September 6, 2009




Photographs by Julia Dean





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Know Them by their Limping

September 1, 2009




Reader Naomi, clearly the kindest of spirits, invoked in comment, in response to yesterday’s span of unproductive hours (even in leisure) this Hebrew prayer, Tefilat Haderech, for the traveler: May it be Your will, LORD, our God and the God of our ancestors, that You lead us toward peace, guide our footsteps toward peace, and […]





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Yankees in Charleston

August 31, 2009




What were the odds? Or how to eat up the day. Two bicycle tires flat, at two different times, a scooter throttle malfunctioning. And the dogs ate our homework – after our grandmothers died. More blogging tomorrow. Unless a meteor hits.





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Photos along the Way

August 28, 2009




Photos by Julia Dean





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RV There Yet?

July 24, 2009




Dogs gone wild, in Red Bay, Alabama, home to Tiffin Motorhomes. JD





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In a Small Shaded Clearing by a Hotel Swimming Pool

July 24, 2009




We’re in Atlanta now. Actually, the suburb of Stone Mountain. And actually only I am. Julia is back in Los Angeles to teach at the workshops, so if you are in the Los Angeles area and like photography – and you want to take a class with the finest photography teacher, with the most winning […]





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Dog Days

June 23, 2009




The Nature of Things Bound for Glory (or Mobile) JD





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Along the Interstate

June 22, 2009




Blue Beacon Truck Wash: West Memphis, Arkansas God is Everywhere JD Interstate To swerve is to miss To miss to long for: A receding highway light In the middle of the country Through the center of the night. How distance beckons and turns away. This starry billboard rises Along the road, through every county It […]





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The View from Our Window

June 6, 2009




The Mississippi River, looking east and upriver from West Memphis, Arkansas toward Memphis, Tennessee. Shot with Jay’s Moto Q and NOT by the Jewel. Just so you know. … not a bad livingroom view as the morning sun rises. AJA





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Memorial Day

May 27, 2009




Talihina, Oklahoma: Dallas Street, 6 a.m. JD





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Sam’s Amusements

May 24, 2009




At Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Capitol of the Cherokee Nation: Coming to a town near you in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas 1. Setting Up 2. Base Camp: Indian Village RV Park 3. Carnival 4. Winding Down, Closing Down The Cast April Apodaca Barry Weddleton Becky Surber Brian Bishop Dan Peek Debra Miller Jack Branam Jacob […]





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